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King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library

This collection contains items from the Foyle Special Collections Library, King's College London. The Foyle Special Collections Library holds over 180,000 printed books and journals, as well as maps, slides, sound recordings and manuscript material, spanning the humanities, sciences and social sciences and ranging in date from the 15th century to the present day. The history of medicine is a notable strength of these holdings, which include the historical library collections of St. Thomas's Hospital, Guy's Hospital and King's College Hospital, as well as those of the Institute of Psychiatry and of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the latter providing a unique insight into medicine and public health under the British Empire.

The Foyle Special Collections Library's holdings are available to all through reading room consultation, through exhibitions and through a growing digital presence, including an expanding portfolio of online exhibitions.

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Therapeutics
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Medicine
128
Physiology
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Mental Disorders
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Diseases
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Surgery, Operative
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beale, lionel s. (lionel smith), 1828-1906
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bichat, xavier, 1771-1802
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adelon, n. p. (nicolas philibert), 1782-1862
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audouin, jean victor, 1797-1841
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abernethy, john, 1764-1831
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boyer, alexis, baron, 1757-1833
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by Meckel, J. F. (Johann Friedrich), 1781-1833; Jourdan, A. J. L. (Antoine Jacques Louis), 1788-1848; Breschet, G. (Gilbert), 1784-1845; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Human body, Anatomy, Physiology
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Audouin, Jean Victor, 1797-1841; Todd, Robert Bentley, 1809-1860 former owner; King's College London
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Library lacks Vol. 7
Topics: Natural history, Botany, Zoology
This material has been provided by King’s College London. The original may be consulted at King’s College London
Topics: International Exhibition, (1862 : London, England), Exhibitions, Industries
Includes index
Topics: Legislation, Medical, Mental retardation
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Bleuler, Eugen, 1857-1939; Guttmann, Dr. former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliography
Topic: Schizophrenia
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Warden, Charles James Hislop; Hooper, David, 1858-1947; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Beckmann, Johann, 1739-1811; Johnston, William; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; King's College London
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Library holds Vol. 4 only
Topics: Technology, Science, Inventions
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Aiton, William, 1731-1793; Aiton, William Townsend, 1766-1849; Gowen, J. R., active 1814-1818 former owner; Whitfield, Richard, approximately 1764-1837 former owner; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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Early Science Collection lacks Vol. 4
Topic: Plants
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Warden, Charles James Hislop; Hooper, David, 1858-1947; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants
Rev. Wm. M. Cooper is the pseudonym of James Glass Bertram
Topics: Flagellation, Punishment
Vol. 15: 740 p. ; vol. 16: 441 p. ; vol. 17: 845 p. ; vol. 18: 669 p. ; vol. 19: 640 p. ; vol. 20: 761 p. ; vol. 21: 637 p. ; Index: 439 p
Topic: Charities
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Power, H. (Henry), 1829-1911; Sedgwick, Leonard William, 1829-1911; Mayne, R. G. (Robert Gray), 1808-1868; Macdonald, Greville, 1856-1944 former owner; Heslop, Dr. active 1881 former owner; New Sydenham Society; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; University of Birmingham. Library former owner; King's College London
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Topics: Science, Medicine
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Warden, Charles James Hislop; Hooper, David, 1858-1947; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Congrès international de l’assistance des aliénés (4th : 1910 : Berlin, Germany); Boedeker, Justus Karl Edmund; Falkenberg, Wilhelm; King's College London
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Includes author index
Topics: Mentally Ill Persons, Hospitals, Psychiatric, Mental Disorders
King’s College London
Topics: Botany, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Pharmacopoeias, Materia medica, Medicinal plants, Plants
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Martindale, William, 1840-1902; Westcott, W. Wynn (William Wynn), 1848-1925; Neve & Co. Chemists former owner; King's College London
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Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Drugs, Drugs
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Stephenson, John, 1790-1864; Churchill, James Morss, -1863; Burnett, Gilbert T. (Gilbert Thomas), 1800-1835; Webb Street School of Anatomy and Medicine, former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicinal plants, Botany, Botany, Medical, Plants, toxic, Poisonous plants, Herbs,...
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by Lewis, James; Buchanan, Dr. former owner; Great Britain. General Register Office; King's College London
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At head of title: With the sanction of the Registrar-General
Topic: Censuses
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by Power, H. (Henry), 1829-1911; Sedgwick, Leonard William, 1829-1911; Mayne, R. G. (Robert Gray), 1808-1868; Macdonald, Greville, 1856-1944 former owner; Heslop, Dr. active 1881 former owner; New Sydenham Society; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; University of Birmingham. Library former owner; King's College London
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Topics: Science, Medicine
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Wertheim Salomonson, Johannes Karl August; Mott, F. W. (Frederick Walker), 1853-1926 former owner; Wertheim Salomonson, Johannes Karl August former owner; King's College London
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This material has been provided by King’s College London. The original may be consulted at King’s College London
Topics: Neuritis, Myositis, Neuralgia
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Lee, James, 1715-1795; Lee, James, 1771-1820; Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778 Philosophia botanica; Smith, James Edward, 1759-1828 dedicatee; Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Botany, Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Buschan, Georg, 1863-1942; London County Council former owner; King's College London
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Includes index for v. 1-5 in v. 5
Topics: Neurology, Psychiatry
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by Good, John Mason, 1764-1827; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Diseases, Nosology
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Burg, C. L. van der (Cornelis Leendert van der), 1840-1905; Bisset, Norman Grainger former owner; Visser Smits, D. de former owner; King's College London
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Eerste deel. Land, klimaat en bewoners; hygi©·ne; de uitoefening der geneeskundige praktijk. 1882.--Tweede deel. Pathologie en therapie der zieken in Nederlandsch-Indi©±. 1887.--Derde deel. Materia indica. 1885
Topics: Medicine, Genetics, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Pereira, Jonathan, 1804-1853; Harrod, Douglas C, former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Materia medica, Therapeutics
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Stephenson, John, 1790-1864; Churchill, James Morss, -1863; Burnett, Gilbert T. (Gilbert Thomas), 1800-1835; Webb Street School of Anatomy and Medicine, former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicinal plants, Botany, Botany, Medical, Plants, toxic, Poisonous plants, Herbs,...
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Burg, C. L. van der (Cornelis Leendert van der), 1840-1905; Bisset, Norman Grainger former owner; Visser Smits, D. de former owner; King's College London
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Eerste deel. Land, klimaat en bewoners; hygi©·ne; de uitoefening der geneeskundige praktijk. 1882.--Tweede deel. Pathologie en therapie der zieken in Nederlandsch-Indi©±. 1887.--Derde deel. Materia indica. 1885
Topics: Medicine, Genetics, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Orta, Garcia de, -1568; Ficalho, Francisco Manuel de Melo, Conde de, 1837-1903; Prestage, Edgar, 1869-1951 former owner; Academia das Ci©®ncias de Lisboa; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Botany, Medical
Vol. 15: 740 p. ; vol. 16: 441 p. ; vol. 17: 845 p. ; vol. 18: 669 p. ; vol. 19: 640 p. ; vol. 20: 761 p. ; vol. 21: 637 p. ; Index: 439 p
Topic: Charities
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Kraepelin, Emil, 1856-1926; Mayer-Gross, Willy, 1889-1961 former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Substance-Related Disorders, Hospitals, Psychiatric
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Congrès International de Psychiatrie, de Neurologie, de Psychologie et de l'Assistance des aliénés (1er : 1907 : Amsterdam); Wayenburg, Gerard Anton Marie van; Mott, F. W. (Frederick Walker), 1853-1926 former owner; King's College London
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Includes index
Topics: Psychiatry, Neurology, Mental Disorders
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Royal College of Physicians of London. Library; King's College London
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Topics: Libraries, Medical, Catalogs, Library
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Bekhterev, Vladimir Mikhaĭlovich, 1857-1927; Weinberg, Richard; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Central Nervous System
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Power, H. (Henry), 1829-1911; Sedgwick, Leonard William, 1829-1911; Mayne, R. G. (Robert Gray), 1808-1868; Macdonald, Greville, 1856-1944 former owner; Heslop, Dr. active 1881 former owner; New Sydenham Society; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; University of Birmingham. Library former owner; King's College London
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Topics: Science, Medicine
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Stephenson, John, 1790-1864; Churchill, James Morss, -1863; Burnett, Gilbert T. (Gilbert Thomas), 1800-1835; Webb Street School of Anatomy and Medicine, former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicinal plants, Botany, Botany, Medical, Plants, toxic, Poisonous plants, Herbs,...
King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Medicinal plants
Vol. VII is missing from the Early Science Collection
Topics: Insects, Botany
Alternative title: "The people their own physicians"
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicine, Botanic, Botany, Medical, Therapeutics, Nutrition, Dietetics,...
King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Medicinal plants
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Burg, C. L. van der (Cornelis Leendert van der), 1840-1905; Bisset, Norman Grainger former owner; Visser Smits, D. de former owner; King's College London
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Eerste deel. Land, klimaat en bewoners; hygi©·ne; de uitoefening der geneeskundige praktijk. 1882.--Tweede deel. Pathologie en therapie der zieken in Nederlandsch-Indi©±. 1887.--Derde deel. Materia indica. 1885
Topics: Medicine, Genetics, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Remak, Ernst (Ernst Julius), 1848-1911; Flatau, Edward, 1869-1932; London County Council former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Neuritis
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Bernhardt, Martin, 1844-1915; London County Council former owner; King's College London
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Vol. 1: 1. Theil (1895) -- Vol. 2: 2. Theil (1. Hälfte) (1896) -- 2. Theil [2. Hälfte] nebst Anhang: Akroparästhesien (1897)
Topics: Peripheral Nervous System Diseases, Paresthesia
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Power, H. (Henry), 1829-1911; Sedgwick, Leonard William, 1829-1911; Mayne, R. G. (Robert Gray), 1808-1868; Macdonald, Greville, 1856-1944 former owner; Heslop, Dr. active 1881 former owner; New Sydenham Society; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; University of Birmingham. Library former owner; King's College London
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Topics: Science, Medicine
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Addison, Thomas, 1793-1860; Addison, Thomas, 1793-1860 former owner; Hurst, Arthur F. (Arthur Frederick), Sir, 1879-1944 former owner; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; Guy's Hospital Medical School former owner; Radcliffe Library (University of Oxford) former owner; Radford library (St. Mary's Hospital) former owner; Guy's & St. Thomas' Charitable Foundation. owner; King's College London
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Topics: Addison's disease, Adrenal glands
Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Memory
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by Williams, Prof; Lodge Patch, C. former owner; King's College London
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Cover title: Professor Williams' complete hypnotism
Topic: Hypnosis
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by Orta, Garcia de, -1568; Ficalho, Francisco Manuel de Melo, Conde de, 1837-1903; Prestage, Edgar, 1869-1951 former owner; Academia das Ci©®ncias de Lisboa; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Vegetable, Botany, Medical
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Wilbrand, Hermann, 1851-1935; Saenger, Alfred, 1860-; Mott, F. W. (Frederick Walker), 1853-1926 former owner; King's College London
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Contains bibliographical references and index
Topics: Ocular Physiological Phenomena, Optic Nerve, Optic Nerve, Eye Diseases
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by Royal College of Physicians of London; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Diseases, Nosology
King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Medicinal plants
King’s College London
Topics: Materia medica, Medicinal plants
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Tschirch, A (Alexander), b. 1856; Oesterle, O. A. (Otto A.), 1866-; Harrod, Douglas C, former owner; King's College London
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Published in 17 [i.e. 16] Lfg., 1893-1900
Topics: Pharmacognosy, Plants, Edible
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by Lombroso, Cesare, 1835-1909; Lambeth Public Libraries. Tate Library former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Genius and mental illness, Genius, Intelligence, Mental Disorders
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Aiton, William, 1731-1793; Aiton, William Townsend, 1766-1849; Gowen, J. R., active 1814-1818 former owner; Whitfield, Richard, approximately 1764-1837 former owner; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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Early Science Collection lacks Vol. 4
Topic: Plants
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by Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772; Tafel, Rudolph Leonhard, 1831-1893; Swedenborg Society former owner; General Church of the New Jerusalem. Colchester Society. Library. former owner; King's College London
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Projected 3rd and 4th vols. were never published
Topic: Brain
King’s College London
Topics: Home economics, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Formularies, Materia medica, Medicine, Photography, Formulas,...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Depressive Disorder
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Nicholls, H. A. Alford (Henry Alfred Alford), 1851-1926; Holland, Henry Thurstan, 1825–1914; Great Britain. Colonial Office. Library former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliography (p. 366-368)
Topics: Yaws, Yaws, Yaws, Public health
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by Vierordt, Hermann, 1853-1943; London County Council former owner; King's College London
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Spine title: Daten und Tabellen
Topics: Medicine, Body Weights and Measures, Reference Standards
Vol. VII is missing from the Early Science Collection
Topics: Insects, Botany
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by Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832; Conolly, John, 1794-1866 former owner; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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Includes plate with plan of proposed psychiatric hospital
Topics: Nervous system, Brain, Mental illness, Insanity (Law), Psychology, Pathological, Mentally ill,...
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by Pratt, Anne, 1806-1893; Harrod, Douglas C, former owner; Mitchiner, Philip H. (Philip Henry), 1888-1952 former owner; St. Thomas's Hospital. Medical School Library former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Angiosperms, Botany, Plants, Grasses, Ferns
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Buschan, Georg, 1863-1942; London County Council former owner; King's College London
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Includes index for v. 1-5 in v. 5
Topics: Neurology, Psychiatry
Contributions in German, English and French
Topic: Internal Medicine
Vol. VII is missing from the Early Science Collection
Topics: Insects, Botany
King’s College London
Topics: Traditional medicine, Materia medica, Vegetable, Herbs, Medicine, Popular, Medicinal plants
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by Hoblyn, Richard D. (Richard Dennis), 1803-1886; Stivens, Bertram Herbert Lyne, 1855-1915 former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topic: Medicine
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by Stoeder, Willem, 1831-1902; Bisset, Norman Grainger former owner; Visser Smits, D. de former owner; King's College London
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Topic: Pharmacy
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by Ramón y Cajal, Santiago, 1852-1934; Azoulay, L. (Léon), 1862-; London County Council former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Neuroanatomy, Nervous System, Anatomy, Comparative
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by Pereira, Jonathan, 1804-1853; Fock, L. C. E. E; Bisset, Norman Grainger former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Materia medica, Therapeutics
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by Humphrey, John, b. 1862; Harrod, Douglas C, former owner; King's College London
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Topics: Materia medica, Materia medica, Animal, Materia medica, Vegetable, Pharmacy
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Beckmann, Johann, 1739-1811; Johnston, William; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; King's College London
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Library holds Vol. 4 only
Topics: Technology, Science, Inventions
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Lindley, John, 1799-1865; Bisset, Norman Grainger former owner; Hutchinson, Jonathan, Sir, 1828-1913 former owner; King's College London
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Includes index
Topics: Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Medicinal plants, Therapeutics
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798; Physical Society (Guy's Hospital) former owner; King's College London
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King’s College London
Topics: Reptiles, Zoology, Birds, Crustacea, Mammals, Fishes
King's College London, Foyle Special Collections Library
by Fry, Danby P. (Danby Palmer), 1818-1903; Chambers, George F. (George Frederick), 1841-1915; Savage, George H. (George Henry), 1842-1921 former owner; King's College London
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Mentally Ill Persons, Hospitals, Psychiatric